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CSPAN
Jan 12, 2013 7:00am EST
for 11 years and this does become the new normal. in four years president obama leaves office and nothing happens and it remains open forever, that is such a profound stain on america's character. i hope you realize the implications. [applause] >> this is not fair to complement andy worthington but i want to pay a compliment to morris davis because he really represents the very best of the military tradition in this country. since i have been involved in guantanamo since the beginning a lot of people who stood up for the american principles are the military guys and they were overridden by the civilians. what you said, standing for the principles of the united states, the best tradition, i have the utmost respect for you. from my own personal story, i am a little jewish kid whose grandfather came from russia in 1880 something. one doesn't know whether the stories of your family are true but we believe them. my great grandfather was a famous rabbi in the 1870s. the declaration of independence and the gettysburg address, he said if there really is such a country i want my children g
FOX News
Jan 12, 2013 11:00am PST
. we'll tell you what's on the table. plus, president obama unfettered, what his treasury pick and national security team say about the president's world view and his agenda for the the next four years. welcome to the journal editorial report. i'm paul gigot. that didn't take long, fresh off the biggest tax increase the country has seen the last 20 years. the democrats are planning their next revenue grab. mitch mcconnell declared the tax issue over this week, saying it's now time to focus on washington's spending program. but president obama insists any cut must be be accompanied by more tax revenue. and mouse minority leader nancy pelosi says future tax hikes are not off the table. >> the president had said originally he wanted 1.6 trillion in revenue and he took it down to 1.2 as a compromise and this legislation will get 620 billion dollars, very significant, high end tax, changing the high end tax rate to 39.6%, but that's not enough on the revenue side. >> paul: joining the panel, dan henninger, editorial board member, mary anastasia o'grady and kim strassel. kim, before we g
PBS
Jan 11, 2013 8:00pm PST
him for the democrats is are his fingertips in the c.i.a. bush years, obama seems to think that's not a problem and has indicated he doesn't think that's a problem for him. the drone program, it's popular. it's popular with the americans, it's president obama's significant national security program -- sitting national security program. the polls show the american public supports this program. gwen: one of the things that comes out of this conversation with karzai at the white house is the echoes of iraq. pulling out is so much harder than going in. so is there any fear, any concern as they begin to come up with a plan for withdrawal in a year, leaving behind residual forces, whatever, that they might get stuck? >> sure, when you hear karzai talk about, we're not going to necessarily give immunity to american soldiers, something that we put status of forces agreement front and center all over the world, that's the same thing that the iraq negotiations broke down over and it's a clear red line. the good news is, they're starting much earlier. in iraq, they're really starting the las
SFGTV2
Jan 11, 2013 7:30pm PST
check. it is very confusing. >> last year, the obama administration had a package of recommendations that appeared to be dead on arrival. why? >> examples-simpson? >> i am assuming. -- is that the bulls-simpson? -- simpson-bowles? >> i am assuming. >> i think there was pushed back in the right way. the commission was focused on cuts and not investments. the great deficit in this country is the investment deficit, the investment in people and infrastructure. there were attempts to revive it. it was a super committee proposal. i think it is a good thing the super committee failed to reach an agreement. we will see where that goes. it was not a fair deal. there was so little revenue and so much padding. -- so much cutting. someone was writing the other day that the anti-tax mania is at an all-time low. reagan was willing to raise taxes. it shows how extreme. someone said the of the grover norquist may be the most powerful person in america. the new pledge he has held canada is to. he has held candidates -- the new pledge he has held the new candidates to is keeping millions -- it has a
CSPAN
Jan 12, 2013 3:45pm EST
next four years, given that the american people, if they vote for president obama for another four years, will basically be voting against obstructionism and the republicans will get the message and they will be towards the center. >> i can't see that happening. >> you know, that is their talking point. >> are you anymore optimistic when it was they that governor romney one on november 6. that there is some deal he office. >> no, i am not. it is that is what you meant specifically on governor romney and i i'm what is it about three weeks ago or so. i interviewed a number of people and particularly the more conservative of republicans who say this is a great moment for them if mitt romney wins. a moment for them to legislate aggressively driven agenda. my question is what if that is not so the would've romney decides that that is not how he wishes to govern. that it is in the mode of him being the governor of massachusetts. and one of the stars featured in my book said we have been pretty calm us far. if present nominee doesn't behave like a conservative, we are going to burn it dow
FOX News
Jan 12, 2013 1:00am PST
factor in the debt, but entitlement spending is overwhelmingly driving. mr. obama had two years of a democratic congress which drove the wild spending. sorry to upset you with the facts. rosemarie nicholson of new jersey, what took you so long. too bad you didn't talk about obama's agenda to socialize the country before the election. now, rose marie, you and the guy from minneapolis are the same mindset. a fair and precise poll, 80% of the factor said that. i did not use words socialism as facts, because that's an opinion. betty santos, albuquerque, new mexico, where does it all end. we have military people coming back home with serious injuries and the taxpayer is being forced to pay a million dollars to give a convicted killer a sex change operation in prison. i am shocked and disgusted. totally the correct reaction, betty. this is crazy and irresponsible and massachusetts, the big problem up there with that kind of nutty stuff. brian mathews, garden city, new york, bill, i served in iraq with the marines and 2nd battalion. respect your patriotism, looking forward to seeing awen mi
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 10:00pm PST
one is denied their rights. >> that was president obama speaking at the human rights campaign dinner in 2009. this week, jean manford, the families of parents, families, friends of lesbians and gays passed away, she was 92 years old. >> thanks, chris, and thanks to you for tuning in. tonight's lead, here comes the freakout. the president invites president building a plan of action on guns. it's going to be big. it will have the full force of the obama white house behind it and it's coming as soon as tuesday. the right wing knows what they're heading into. they know they have a fight on their hands, which is why we're now hearing this kind of garbage. >> to preserve and keep this great republican republic, we may have to shed blood every couple hundred years. we may have to shed blood every couple hundred years to preserve our basic freedoms. >> wow. shed blood to stop gun safety. i don't think so. we're not going to let the forces of violence and extremism get in the way of this debate. not this time. >> i'm telling you, if that happens, it's going to spark a civil war and i'll be gl
FOX News
Jan 12, 2013 11:30am PST
out two years ago, and he's slowly moved into immigration. he now says he's willing to take up president obama's challenge to do something about immigration, but proposing a series of bills to overhaul the guess worker program and the most-- and hardest thing of all, about the undocumented immigrants. >> paul: thanks, matt. >> a big hit to journalists in china, we talk about courage in journalism. these guys are courageous and responded to censorship by the communist party going on strike and communist party relented and they're going back to their jobs and maybe progress for press freedom in china. >> paul: and maybe not all end up in prison, we have to hope. thanks to my panel and all of you for watching, i'm paul gigot, we hope to see you right here next week. >> on fox news watch. >> shoot him again! shoot him!. >> jon: a mother of two shoots a man who invaded her home. >> we believe that the shotgun came from his residence. >> jon: a teen takes a shotgun to school, allegedly targeting two bullies. >> the president is going to act, executives orders, executive action can be
MSNBC
Jan 12, 2013 5:00am PST
the obama administration and the american economy for years to come. starting with his role as head of the new york federal reserve, he was pivotal is the rescue regime and the ugly glory. he's been a lightning rod for criticism and apparent unwillingness to hold wall street accountable for the financial crash. those choices have reprecushions to day for the millions of workers and borrowers. he rescued the giant aig was is appreciate fwhad company that aig is airing commercials thanking american people for their generous assistance. >> we're a leading global company in america. >> we paid every dollar america lent to us. >> everything plus a profit of more than $22 billion. >> for the american people. >> thank you, america. >> not everyone at aig, however, is to grateful. the company's former chairman hank greenberg is suing the federal government for making the terms of the bailout too restrictive. aig considered joining a lawsuit this week before declining. the suit and aig's resurgence after the rescue engineered by geithner are a reminder that we're all living in tim geithner's am
CNN
Jan 12, 2013 3:00pm PST
will most likely be before the end of the first quarter of this year. president obama is an elected president by the american people and he grants the will of the american people by working for the interests of the american people. and this is the american people's right in their president. i respect him and i value him. he played an effective and an important role in the cease-fire against gaza, and cooperated with us in a big way. i'm still in constant contact with him. when we meet there well be chances to talk about scientific research, manufacturing, production, investments, tourism. >> so you plan to come to the united states, god willing, between the first quarter and end of march? >> before the end of the first quarter, god willing, i will visit as you said i will visit the united states of america. and i will be happy with this visit. >> i also asked president morsi about the blind egyptian cleric, who was convicted. omar rahman is serving a life sentence. president morsi says he plans to ask president obama to free him for humanitarian reasons. just clarify your position o
KOFY
Jan 11, 2013 9:00pm PST
. troops. mr. obama spoke alongside after began president karzai at the white house today. karen has the latest. >> after more than 11 years war in afghanistan is america longest war. and today president obama afghan president karzai announce accelerated time line for afghan forces to take the lead on security. >> starting this spring our troops will have a different mission. training. advising. assisting afghan forces. >> american forces will be no longer present in afghan village. >>reporter: by the end of 2014 afghan forces will be expected to take full responsibility for their nation security. what happens after that is still up in the air. 66,000 u.s. traps remain in afghanistan and president obama said today they will fight alongside afghan forces as needed. but the administration has made it mostly clear it wants to get out at quickly as possible. today mr. 0many obama said 2 key goal at the end of 2014 is training and assisting afghan forces an targeted counter terrorism missions against al qaeda. u.s. afghan officials ongoing discussion about how to coordinate on that. while mai
CSPAN
Jan 12, 2013 4:30pm EST
administration that philosophy of a community organizer. for years obama has said i'm still a community organizer just at the national level. well, this was the one qualification that i think obama brought to the administration, if you can call it a qualification for being president. was that he was a community organizers. he was a darn good one. absolutely. he was known by the fellow community organizers as the master of agitation. this is really important because this is the essence how he afused the world. he would go a community and he would identify an enemy for the group and community. he would stoke the animosity and generate this anger and hatred. while everybody is riled up hating some organization or person or whatever it is that he focused their attention on, he ran through his agenda. no discussion, no need for any debate or discourse, but he was all based on distract everybody, get them focused on some entity, and then ram through whatever you want. look, that's exactly what he has done at the national level. there for the past four years, there's been no philosophical back
Current
Jan 11, 2013 4:00pm PST
. look at 2010. they turned a $11.7 billion. and so they're making money year after year after year. >> cenk: that's all under the obama administration. the evil corporate obama administration, and their profits went up each year. >> blame the insurance company. if you want to blame somebody, blame the insurance companies. they are the ones who are jacking up your rates. >> cenk: they're doing it before the heart of affordable care act has started yet. >> they're using it as an excuse. don't buy the propaganda. >> cenk: great work. thank you for joining us. we appreciate it. now when we come back, we've told you about climate change.. mississippi is at record low amounts, and then fires droughts disasters. we'll talk about it when we come back. >> flames devouring homes. smoke kangaroo hopping through a charred moonscape. carl. >> well man, this is the last you'll see. >> the pictures coming out of australia are apocalyptic. flames devouring homes. blossoms of smoke. a lone kangaroo hopping through a charred moonscape. it's so hot that the government had to change it's forecast map
ABC
Jan 12, 2013 4:00am PST
believe he defrauded them. he was stripped of his tour de france titles last year. >>> president obama, joined by hamid karzai in washington, d.c. on friday, announced they will speed up the transition to afghan forces taking the lead in fighting the taliban. that will happened by this spring. abc's muhammad lila joins us with more from a military base in kabul. good morning, muhammad. >> reporter: good morning, ron. this is one of the bases that will be affected. as the u.s. military continues to wind down its presence here in afghanistan. here's what the announcement means. for the most part, american and afghan soldiers have been fighting the taliban, side-by-side, in the mountains, in the valleys, where the taliban are hiding. that is changing. as of this spring, it's afghan soldiers in the lead. they will be the ones initiating the combat with the taliban. the american soldiers will be here to advise and assist when they are requested to. the big test of all of this will be in the spring. if the afghan army can prove they can take on the taliban without american support, it
CBS
Jan 11, 2013 5:30pm PST
justice. sonia sotomayor was appointed four years ago by president obama, but this is her first broadcast interview. she grew up in a public housing project in the bronx. her parents were from puerto rico. one of the biggest cases before the court right now concerns racial preferences in college admissions, known as affirmative action. we were curious about that because it was a factor in how sotomayor got into princeton in 1972. do you think anyone ever resented the notion that you might have had a door open for you by affirmative action? >> you can't be a minority inr this society without having someone express disapproval about affirmative action. from the first day i received in high school a card from princeton telling me that it was possible that i was going to get in i was stopped by the school nurse and asked why i was sent a possible and the number one and the number two in the class were not. now, i didn't know about affirmative action, but from the tone of her question i understood that she thought there was something wrong with them looking at me and not looking at t
KRON
Jan 12, 2013 7:00am PST
health of your family depend on it. >> after 11 years, the u.s. war in afghanistan is winding down. ahead of schedule. president obama says of the time is right to let afghan soldiers do their own for 18. if the president met with afghan president's at the white house on friday. they agree that the u.s. troops would start to leave the country in larger numbers starting this spring. american troops will remain in a support role. but obama says that the u.s. war in the country will be over by next year. >> for a second day, protesters and pakistan are using the bodies of people killed in an explosion to block a main road. the protesters are demanding better security in the wake of thursday's attack. twin blast near a bill is called in the southwest city inketta killed 86 people. that includes children, police, a journalist and rescuers who pressed to respond to the first attack. police believe a nearby security checkpoint was the intended target. shee-ite protesters say that date will keep the bodies in the roadway until the country's army and dismisses the city's poor been sealed go
FOX News
Jan 12, 2013 1:00pm PST
troop levels. president obama laid out his vision for afghanistan's future. >> this year will mark another milestone. afghan forces will take the lead for security across the en steir country, and by the end of next year the transition will be complete. afghans will have full responsibility for their security, and this war will come to a responsible end. >> gregg: molly henneberg has more. >> molly: part of that responsible end that the ttd was talking about according to republicans is making sure that u.s. prevents al-qaeda from moving back into afghanistan. >> like all americans want our troops home, but the important part is to keep the troops there safe. when you reduce your numbers like 10,000 you have to make sure your mission is complete and coordinated with afghan authorities. >> molly: president obama seen here with hamid karzai says he will explain to the american people in coming months what the u.s. footprint in afghanistan after 2014. for now he says he is concentrating on bringing home most american troops, and this spring shifting those that remain to a training and
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2013 11:00pm EST
four years ago when president obama came to office and issued that executive order that i'm sure we all remember, promising to close guantanamo within a year, that was absolutely the right thing to do. since then, the prisoners of guantanamo have been failed by the obama administration, by the united states congress, by the united states courts, by the majority of the main stream media in the united states and by the american people. that sadly is the truth. when you look at what that means, what does it mean for the people in guantanamo to be -- the most important fact we all need to be aware of on this day, and as mo eluded to, over half of the prescribers in guantanamo have been cleared for release from that prison by a very sober and responsible group of government officials and lawyers, from all the government departments in the intelligence agency in a report issued three years ago. so these are decisions made maybe four years ago. as mo very well put it, these are not people needed to be held because they pose a security risk or because they have ongoing intelligence value to the
KICU
Jan 11, 2013 11:30pm PST
. where the heaviest downpours are right now and where it finally starts >>> president obama announced a major change in the mission in afghanistan during a meeting at the white house with afghan president. >> it'll be a historic moment. >> reporter: president obama said after 11 careers careers -- years of war it's time for afghans to do their own fighting. he added the pace of troop withdraw is not yet set but most if not all american forces will be out by december 2014. >>> in other news of the world tonight in the western african nation of mali, forced opened fire. france said it was coming to the aid of soldiers. the militants are taking control of large parts of mali in recent months. >>> survivors of the contra concordia were told not to come to the anniversary. the owner said the problem is there isn't enough room on the island to accommodate the survivors. instead the day is being reserved for families of the 32 people who tide one year ago. >>> and in russia, scientists say an erupting volcano is forming a lake of molten lava. officials may be in danger from the lava and pois
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 4:00pm PST
years ago barack obama got into trouble when he said some americans cling to their guns. what we're seeing now is that he was right. maybe he didn't say it the right way, but we are. whether it's 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, they cling to their guns. they buy the fearmongering and the nra, rush limbaugh, and, more importantly, the gun manufacturers are all preying on these people and trying to get them all whipped up -- >> the safest bet in american life, the safest bet in american life, more safe than, i have to tell you, than savings bonds or tea bonds, the safest bet is that we will have as many guns or more 20 or 30 years from now as we have now. that is the safest, surest bet in american life, and it's sad. anybody who bets against that is wasting our time and should go see a doctor. >> this a moment where there's a chance, there is a greater chance now than there has been in the last ten years -- >> the magazine capacities will be limited. >> maybe. but, chris, even increasing the social opprobrium against mass gun ownership, it drives the people further to the fringe, drives them under
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 11:00pm PST
about for five years. that is the extreme right, let's call it what it is, has gone on about barack obama as a socialist, as -- conspiracy theories about secret plans to take guns and dominate the country, and now because biden comes out and talks about high-capacity magazines, they say finally, we finally have something -- >> nailed them. >> to nail on and they're just -- >> i don't want to make fun of these people because they're about 1% of the country, 5% or 10%. >> they're dangerous because they're armed. >> right. >> that is a problem. remember where i got that phrase from, we're going into nut country? that's what jack kennedy said the day he died. rush limbaugh said the president can't be stopped from getting what he wants. you don't think this is going to the mainstream of the right? here is rush. let's listen. >> obama will try anything and has, and nobody stops him, by the way. he has trumped the constitution's first amendment and religious liberty. he has trumped the constitution on immigration. he has essentially granted amnesty to a million kids without benefit of legi
MSNBC
Jan 12, 2013 11:00am PST
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ABC
Jan 11, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >> reporter: president obama today declared america's longest war will soon be over. >> afghans are stepping up and taking responsibility for their own security. as they do, our troops will come home. and next year this long war will come to a responsible end. >> reporter: but that end will depend in large part on the man at the president's side, afghanistan's president karzai, a man who survived at least five assassination attempts but also accused of corruption and incompetence. today they were cordial but not exactly warm, and no wonder, it's a tense relationship. karzai recently accused the u.s. of causing instability in his country. he has said if pakistan and the u.s. went to war he would side with pakistan, and once threatened to join the taliban. another complicating factor, the increasing rogue attacks of afghan soldiers on u.s. and nato troops, some 45 attacks last year, killing 35 americans. but president obama said today that by this spring, u.s. forces will no longer be taking the lead in 90% of afghanistan. a quicker transition than had been planned. that will be the beginning
CNN
Jan 12, 2013 10:00am PST
had a new one in some years, and that is a bad thing. also not true that obama's budget got no votes because that wasn't his budget. but the sad truth is we don't have a new budge net the united states, a new one, and there are consequences for that, not the least of which are the dozen or so close calls with government shutdowns in the past few years. we'll probably face another one in the coming weeks. those continuing resolutions, they're short term, avoid tackling long-term problems like federal debt and the deficits. the uncertainty of that short-term thinking wreaks havoc on businesses and their investment and on employment. look no further than the debt ceiling showdown in summer of 2011 that led to the budget control act, which was a last-minute deal to raise the debt ceiling in exchange for automatic cuts that were to take place at the end of 2012. you know those as the sequester, which i've said many times is a stupid name for a stupid thing that only washington could come up with. big surprise with those sequester cults, by the way. washington gave themselves another exten
MSNBC
Jan 12, 2013 2:00am PST
which no one is denied their rights. >> that was president obama speaking at the human rights campaign dinner in 2009. this week, jean manford, the families of parents, families, friends of lesbians and gays passed away, she was 92 years old. and everybody cried, including me on tv. >>> we're going into nut country. let's play "hardball"! ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. let me start tonight with this, paranoid america is climbing out of its bunker. the near possibility that the obama administration might stop the easy sale of the scariest guns to the scariest people has aroused the slippery slope crowd. these cousins of the grassy knoll folks believe that any limit on the wide open market for guns and ammo threatens their own hardware. any reasonable action by the american people to stop the carnage is to these paranoids the first unfaltering step to mass confiscation of everything from shotguns to daisy rifles. well, tonight we let you hear from the craziest of the crazies. my question, are the regular gun owners of this country, the people who go out
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2013 8:00pm EST
them is misplaced or 11 years. gone for good that in four years president obama still has not accomplished the appropriate goals. that would be a crying shame for america. >> i would like to pay a compliment. we represent the military tradition in this country and i want to say that since i have been involved in the fight from the beginning, a lot of these military guys were overwritten by the tradition in the military are about. my own personal story as i am a little jewish kid whose grandfather came from russia in 1880 something. and one doesn't know whether this or not it was cool my great-grandfather was a famous rabbi. and he said if there really is such a country, of children growing up there. and my grandfather and his three brothers came to the united states. my grandfather, more than any religion, my grandfather would recite the declaration of independence of the preamble of the gettysburg address. we have injustice and the rule of law. and you know, i believe what ronald reagan said. our values are our greatest strength in the world. and i do believe what was said, i
FOX
Jan 11, 2013 10:00pm PST
moment. >> reporter: president obama said after 11 careers careers -- years of war it's time for afghans to do their own fighting. he added the pace of troop withdraw is not yet set but most if not all american forces will be out by december 2014. >>> in other news of the world tonight in the western african nation of mali, forced opened fire. france said it was coming to the aid of soldiers. the militants are taking control of large parts of mali in recent months. >>> survivors of the contra concordia were told not to come to the anniversary. the owner said the problem is there isn't enough room on the island to accommodate the survivors. instead the day is being reserved for families of the 32 people who tide one year ago. >>> and in russia, scientists say an erupting volcano is forming a lake of molten lava. officials may be in danger from the lava and poison gases spewing out. scientists aren monitoring the eruption around the clock. that volcano is located in russia's far eastern peninsula and had been dormant for 40 years. >>> a judge is giving the suspected gunman in the a
CNBC
Jan 12, 2013 4:00am EST
regulations under obama care. 2012 was a rough year pour this one. it included monetary fines as well as barred from being practicing in the state for at least two years. it's trading at a premium to its historical mobile. it's a hot space, though. buy a stock on pullback, but not this one. i would rather own athena health. the health care service company we talked to you about last night. i thought it was pretty good. very extensive. last friday john in new jersey asked about just energy group. symbol je. i said i boo get back to him. they sell natural gas and electricity. natural gas hovers around low levels. the company's customers are in no rush to lock in long-term contracts. a big part of energy's business. so lack of demand is a concern. 12.5% yield, worry some. a serious red flag. you know what, just energy's cash, the cash flow is under pressure from the company's expansion michigantives and higher marketing expenses. a dividend cut could actually happen. steer clear of the stock. no question. just say no to just energy. now some tweets. let's start with a tweet from steven c
PBS
Jan 11, 2013 11:00pm PST
, even three years ago barack obama expressed concern about the long term debt and the confidence of people in the u.s. government. take a listen. >> there may be some tax provisions that can encourage businesses to hire sooner rather than sitting on the sidelines. so we're taking a look at those. i think it is important, though, to recognize that if we keep on adding to the debt, even in the midst of this recovery, that at some point, people could lose confidence in the us economy in a way that could actually lead to a double-dip recession. >> i remember that well. and at the time it was going on, i do occasionally find myself in meetings with very serious people myself. i guess i am personally one now and then. there was this widespread view among people, and not all of it venal, not all of it self-interested, that somehow things were hanging by a thread. that any day now we could have a run on u.s. government debt, which was wrong. but, okay, i can see how people could for a while have believed that. but a lot of time has gone by since then. and i hope that at least some people ha
MSNBC
Jan 12, 2013 7:00am PST
perhaps president obama's affordable health care law as a matter of law in three or four or ten years will not work. and i am completely willing to i sashgs i don't know the future and perhaps it is a failure, but how could we possibly know at h this moment, and when all of the zefd is towards it controlling costs, and expanding coverage, it does seem that maybe we can work on the em pyrrhics s dr empiricals. >> and how do you eng kaducate citizenry that it takes time. when people run for election, they say, we will fix this now, and the realization that now is seven years and given the temporality of politics and we don't do it well, so we may creating panic when we don't have a pawnic panic to panic f >> and one of the realizations of the obama first term is to make a determination as the first domestic policy agenda item is something long term and something that would not be found to work when it stands for re-election. >> that is me as a policy director the president in first campaign and through '07 and '08 and talking about the commitment to make the big change, and you do not h
FOX News
Jan 11, 2013 4:00pm PST
of human individuality: the sleep number collection. and the sleep number year-end event. exclusively at one of our 400 sleep number stores nationwide, where queen mattresses start at just $699. sleep number. comfort individualized. >> shepard: president obama says he is speeding up the transition in afghanistan. made the announcement today. u.s. troops are now to shift to a support role this spring. months earlier than the pentagon originally predicted. the president made that announcement after meeting with his counterpart from afghanistan. harmid karzai at the white house. >> starting this spring, our troops will have a different mission. training, advising, assisting, afghan forces. it will be historic moment. >> most of the 66,000 combat troops in afghanistan are set to leave at the end of next year. the president says he has not yet decided whether to speed up that down draw or how many american force also stay around after 2014. this week at the white house said it would consider leaving zero ground troops behind but that was largely seen as a negotiating employee with the afgh
CNN
Jan 12, 2013 4:00am PST
will come home. and next year, this long war will come to a responsible end. >> president obama is considering keeping some troops, possibly between 3,000 to 9,000 in place after 2014 for counterterrorism and training. but only if they get immunity from prosecution. karzai signaled he may be willing to give in to that demand. >>> also in washington, vice president joe biden wrapped up his meetings on gun violence. he says there's no silver bullet to solve the problem. friday, he met with producers of some of the most popular and most violent video games. call of duty and medal of honor. biden says he wasn't looking to point fingers, just looking for solutions. >> we have a problem beyond, quote, the massacre, the columbines, auroras, to connecticut. there's 10,000 people a year gunned down in our cities. different motives, different reasons. different explanations. but, you know, it's a real problem. it's serious. >> there may be room for compromise. iowa republican senator chuck grassley says he may be open to limiting high-capacity magazines. he says that move would not challenge
MSNBC
Jan 12, 2013 4:00am PST
citizen, in which no one is denied their rights. >> that was president obama speaking at the human rights campaign dinner in 2009. this week, jean manford, the founder of parents, friends and families of lesbians and gays passed away, she was 92 years old. and everybody cried, including me, on tv. like usual. >>> out of afghanistan, u.s. troops will leave that country faster than expected. but is it mission accomplished? a new way to avoid the debt ceiling. hear what senate democrats are telling the president to do today. >>> fighting the flu. the illness has now reached epidemic levels in the u.s. is it slowing down? >>> signature moment. how comics are taking on jacob lew's unique, to say the least, scrawl of his name. good morning, everyone. welcome to "weekends with alex witt." what's happening out there. after meeting with the president of afghanistan, president obama sharing new details this morning on how he plans to end the u.s. involvement there. >> this remains a very difficult mission, the work ahead will not be easy. our forces are still in harm's way. but make no mista
MSNBC
Jan 12, 2013 1:00pm PST
300,000 people were killed in that disaster, and a million more were displaced. >>> president obama today told the american people the 11-year long afghanistan war is winding down. >> in the coming months, i'll announce the next phase of the draw-down and by the end of next year, america's war in afghanistan will be over. >> so this statement comes the day after the president met with afghan president, the hamid karzca karzai in d.c. we are going to speak to our correspondent. she will be leaving us shortly, it's great to have you here face to face so we can talk more about this. so, when we look at what president karzai and president obama's meeting meant, what does it mean going forward for those american military families that are looking for a drawdown and to know specificing about what 2014 means? >> i think what it means is we will see the american troops slowly leaving afghanistan. right now we do not know how many will be left behind after the combat mission officially ends at the end of 2014. right now they are still trying to figure out how many troops will be left behind
CNN
Jan 12, 2013 5:00am PST
for years. president obama is pushing for stricter gun laws after the newtown massacre in connecticut. vice president biden has been meeting with voices from various sides of the issue, including those for and against gun controls. reverend michael mcbride was one of the 12 national faith leaders invited to the white house. he joins us this morning. reverend, nice to see you. take us behind closed doors, if you will, and give us the headlines. what did you, the vice president and others discuss? >> good morning, randi. certainly, thank you for having me here. we had a wonderful opportunity to have a constructive conversation with our vice president and his task force about the importance of having a very moral voice and imperative to address the spiraling and out-of-control gun violence in our country. it was an amazing opportunity for a number of us faith leaders across this country from various different faith traditions and denominations to lift up our voices in concert and talk about the moral imperatives that are before us to address all the many forms of gun violence that contin
PBS
Jan 12, 2013 1:00am PST
first time in five years. he's also making a dramatic call for federal officials to end their oversight of the california state prison system. >>> the obama administration is pushing for a national gun control legislation. meanwhile, a wave of new regulations has already made its way to the california legislature. including assembly member nancy skinner's bullet bill targeting ammunition sales. >>> and a massive oil tanker sideswipes the bay bridge, alarming environmentalists and prompting a federal investigation into what caused the crash. coming up next.
FOX News
Jan 12, 2013 3:00pm PST
will be this spring, not the summer or later in the year, as previously was discussed by the obama administration, that afghan forces will take the lead for security in all of their country. u.s. troops will step back into an advising and assisting role. >> our forces are still in harm's way, but make no mistake, our path is clear and we are moving forward because after more than a decade of war, the nation we need to rebuild is our own. >> the white house has left open the possibility that the u.s. may not leave any troops in afghanistan. arthel? >> arthel: molly henneberg, thank you very much for that report from washington. >> rick: fox news extreme weather alert. powerful winter storm in southern california practically bring life there to a near halt. a vital highway cut off by ice and snow this week is now open again. folks there nowhere near out of the woods. maria molina, they're not used to this kind of weather. >> they've been looking at very cold temperatures for today and actually been above average over the last couple of weeks. it's kind of a shocker when you've been u
PBS
Jan 12, 2013 12:30am PST
years. he's also making a dramatic call for federal officials to end their oversight of the california state prison system. >>> the obama administration is pushing for a national gun control legislation. meanwhile, a wave of new regulations has already made its way to the california legislature. including assembly member nancy skinner's bullet bill targeting ammunition sales. >>> and a massive oil tanker sideswipes the bay bridge, alarming environmentalists and prompting a federal investigation into what caused the crash. coming up next. >>> welcome to "this week in northern california." i'm valerie coleman morris. joining me on our news panel tonight, paul rogers, environmental writer with the san jose mercury news. michael montgomery for kqed news and center for investigative reporting and josh richman, political reporter with the bay area news group. josh, good news. i mean, so often we have to have bad news when it's talking about money and the state budget. so governor brown has said it is a good news budget. what makes it different from the others that weren't? >> well
ABC
Jan 12, 2013 8:00am PST
violence to president obama by tuesday. >>> a central valley high school student shot by a classmate is in intensive care but the 16-year-old high school student is expected to survive. a vigil was held last night where the shooting took place in the small town west of bakersfield. 16-year-old gunman begin firing with a .12 gauge shotgun. he fired at a second student and missed and teacher was able to talk him down. >> everyone was helping each other. >> police say the two victims were targeted bus the shooter says he had been bullied by them. >> new this morning, a carwash fund-raiser is planned for 9:00 in san jose to help a family that lost three members in an apartment fire. the december 29th fire killed the two and four-year-old granddaughter. proceeds raised at the restaurant a monterey road will help to pay for final costs. >>> a series of violent attacks on women in san francisco is prompting new warnings about using your cellphone in public. last year half of all robberies involved stealing an electronic device. >>> this woman walking along polk street was texting and not looking
CNN
Jan 12, 2013 11:00am PST
deaths among young people 18 years and younger. >>> after more than 11 years of combat, operations, the end of the war in afghanistan could be in sight. president obama met with afghan president hamid karzai yesterday an the white house to discuss withdrawing all 66,000 u.s. troops from afghanistan by the end of 2014. in an exclusive interview with cnn's christiane amanpour mr. karzai says the end of the war does not mean the ends of u.s. presence in his country. >> do you envision after 2014, there being no troops, no u.s. troops in afghanistan? >> no, i don't envision that. the united states would need to have a limited number of forces in afghanistan. >> how many is limited in your mind? >> well, it's not for us to decide. it's for the united states to decide what number of troops they will be keeping in afghanistan. what strength those troops will have in afghanistan. >> u.s. officials foresee keeping up to 9,000 u.s. troops in afghanistan beyond 2014, four counter-terrorism and for training. how about this a month-long python hunting challenge. it's under way in the florida ev
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Jan 12, 2013 1:00am PST
that last year of being there after the change in mission. but this is what ending it looks like. president obama today saying today that it will still be a dangerous environment, that we will still need to do force protection. but the mission is going to change. this is how we start to leave. and it's going to happen as of this spring, which is a surprise, which is faster than anybody said it was going to happen. now, the justification for speeding up the way out, i have to admit, is a little holey, not holy as in ahh. president obama saying the acceleration was possible in part because of what has been made in terms of afghan security forces, their ability to take the lead. i don't know anything about afghan security forces, and neither do you unless you're newly back from the war, and welcome home, but the pentagon's report on that suggest which was reportedly ready before the election this year, but did not get released until after the election for some reason, the official pentagon support on the readiness of afghan security forces says far from afghan security forces being
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 6:00pm PST
judge ruled lind and others had the right to hold a daily group prayer session. lind serving 20 years for aigd taliban during u.s. invasion of afghanistan in twun. and karzai agreed to speed up the process of putting forces in charge of afghan security. president obama said it help accelerate withdrawal of 50,000 forces in afghanistan. >> public memorial will be held tomorrow for the teenager who went missing after a new year's eve music festival. the body found on friday in, a snow bank near the snow globe music festival. the sheriff's department says there are no signs of foul play but they're waiting for results of an autopsy. the memorial will be held tomorrow in petta lum yachl the family is asking those who attend to wear pink. her favorite color. >> a san francisco legend has passed away. more on vivienne brown. >> in the small knob hill cafe, a corner table sits empty two. nights per week was hem to one of the biggest attractions. >> the identical twins who graced countless ads weren't just guests. they were entertainment. >> people were asking for autographs? >> always. every
SFGTV2
Jan 11, 2013 7:00pm PST
expectations were so great and high. go back to 2008. the back to the election and year when we are fortunate region were fortunate enough to be living with debates that were not cruel reality shows. every week, there were debates among the democratic candidates. barack obama embodied change. it seemed he brought into politics a generation of young people and minorities who never thought of the electoral system as a vehicle for change. so many people saw in him the possibility of change that would come quickly. my sense is that it is so corroded that we need to take back a government that has been rigged against working people, ordinary people, the poor. we need to understand it will take more than one election cycle to bring about fundamental change in this country. it will take wind at the back of the president and political system to bring about change. president obama -- this is not a political time when roosevelt lived in. the labor movements are not as strong. today there was a story about the tea party move -- losing its mojo. we're seeing overreach that has led people to thi
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 5:30pm PST
now to a critical day in this nation's longest war. it's been over 11 years since the first u.s. troops arrived on the ground in afghanistan. today that nation's president joined president obama to discuss how we get out and when. our chief white house correspondent, kristen welker, was there and is with us tonight. kristen, good evening. >> brian, good evening. it's no secret the relationship between presidents obama and karzai has been tense, but today the leaders announced they had reached some common ground while also acknowledging the end game remains unclear. president obama and afghan president hamid karzai announced a somewhat accelerated time line for u.s. troops to transfer control to the afghan forces, initially slated to occur this summer. >> starting this spring, our troops will have a different mission. training, advising, assisting afghan forces. >> reporter: the president delivered a blunt assessment of the mission. for the 66,000 americans who will still provide logistic support, transportation, and air cover. >> that doesn't mean that coalition forces, includin
SFGTV2
Jan 12, 2013 7:00am PST
transportation and with the great leadership of president barack obama whether it was the presidio park way, transway terminal, completion of third street rail and all of that. in recent years when he served in the congress and now as the secretary of transportation. he knows full well the role that senator boxer played and he was a member in congress of the transportation committee and the consensus she is building in the senate on this is quite remarkable so i am honored to be here with senator feinstein and our colleagues and share in this for san francisco and what you see here mr. secretary is consent. our great mayor lee -- he is the consensus maestro and brings people together and he said "listen, listen" and we act upon the consensus of our community. it's about consensus. it's about community. it's about here comes the bus and now we can get on it, but it's also about all the things the mayor said. it's about the quality of our air. again sitting comfortably
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